[Samba] get_domain_master_name_node_status_fail

Bill Szkotnicki bszk at uoguelph.ca
Fri Dec 5 14:52:50 GMT 2008

I think that the problem is because there are records in certain files 
in /var/cache/samba
In particular these three:

What if I stopped samba, deleted those files, and then restarted.
Would that cause a problem for my users?


Bill Szkotnicki wrote:
> The message below is appearing in my log file.
> I wonder why nmbd thinks it needs to "do a status request"  to that IP 
> address?
> It is another server here but does not run samba.
> I have been trying to make is stop this without any luck so far.
> Does anyone know how?
> Thanks, Bill
> Dec  4 08:27:43 apss nmbd[5048]: [2008/12/04 08:27:43, 0] 
> nmbd/nmbd_browsesync.c:get_domain_master_name_node_status_fail(486)
> Dec  4 08:27:44 apss nmbd[5048]:   
> get_domain_master_name_node_status_fail:
> Dec  4 08:27:44 apss nmbd[5048]:   Doing a node status request to the 
> domain master browser at IP ???.???.97.12 failed.

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